Khadas VIM2 v1.4 SBC gets an array of upgrades

Khadas VIM2 v1.4 SBC gets an array of upgrades

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Shenzhen Wesion has recently launched Khadas VIM2 v1.4 with various improvements they neatly describe in a PDF document.

Currently there are three versions of Khadas VIM2 (v1.2) boards:

  • VIM2 Basic – 2GB DDR4, 16GB eMMC flash, Ampak AP6356S wireless module with 802.11 b/g/n/ac WiFi 5, and Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity
  • VIM2 Pro – 3GB DDR4, 32GB eMMC flash, Ampak AP6359SA wireless module with 802.11 b/g/n/ac with RSDB and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity
  • VIM2 Max – 3GB DDR4, 64GB eMMC flash, Ampak AP6359SA wireless module with 802.11 b/g/n/ac with RSDB and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity

The latest Changes:

  • AP6398S 802.11ac Wi-Fi (Pro / Max), with Bluetooth 5.0
  • Updated fan header to support the 3705 Cooling Fan
  • Thinner transformer H5120NL to support the New VIM Heatsink
  • Better airflow, and quieter cooling when combined with the DIY Case
  • Khadas TST, enter upgrade mode simply by pressing a button
  • Refer to this PDF Guide to see all changes from v1.2 to v1.4

Wi-Fi Module:

  • Pro / Max: AP6398S w/ BT 5.0
  • Basic: AP6356S w/ BT 4.1
Khadas-VIM2 thermal improovement

Features:

  • Excellent performance: Amlogic S912 1.5GHz 64-bit Octa-Core CPU, T820MP3 GPU, and up to 3GB DDR4 & 64GB eMMC.
  • Unlimited connectivity: 2X2 MIMO AP6398S (Pro / Max) 802.11ac Wi-Fi, 5.x Bluetooth, Gbit Lan and a USB-C(2.0) port.
  • Advanced Specs: WOL(Wake on Lan) and RSDB Wi-Fi will improve the user experience steps forward.
  • Maker friendly: Equipped with 40-pin GPIO header, cooling fan slot and a programmable MCU.
  • Multimedia experts: HDMI2.0a and a powerful VPU with 10-bit 4K H.265/VP9@60fps playback support.
  • Tiny form factor: Thin and light with a dimensions of credit card.

Multi O/S Supported

  • Android 7.1
  • Google Fuchsia OS
  • Linux Mainline
  • LibreELEC 8.9 and later version
  • Ubuntu 16.04 and later version

More details at Khadas Website and Documentation.

The board sells at $99.90 and it is available on www.khadas.com

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